If I am being revealed, and my mothership is cloaking my buildings,

  1. Are the buildings visible to the opponent?
  2. Can the opponent attack the buildings without detection?
  • Can you get revealed if you have a mothership and buildings?
    – Flow
    May 2, 2012 at 8:42
  • 2
    I don't see why not... you get revealed when you lose your main building.
    – tenfour
    May 2, 2012 at 9:10
  • Oh, you are right. I was under the assumption that you need to lose all buildings to get revealed.
    – Flow
    May 2, 2012 at 9:29
  • 3
    Losing all buildings is the specific condition for losing the game :)
    – tenfour
    May 2, 2012 at 9:46
  • That is indeed a very nice question!
    – Nick122
    May 2, 2012 at 10:46

2 Answers 2


If your Mothership is cloaking your buildings while you are being revealed they will not be able to see them if they hover over the buildings. They will, however, be able to see them on the mini-map. This way they still won't be able to attack the building while you are being revealed.

EDIT: Without detection that is. They won't be able to attack your buildings without Detection.

  • This actually isn't true, it is very possible to attack cloaked units without detection. Any unit that can perform splash damage can attack cloaked buildings/units. Banelings happen to be the easiest, however, I have seen people send SCVs at a cloaked unit/building and then order a siege tank to attack their SCV.
    – Freesnöw
    May 6, 2012 at 20:38
  • I was referring to directly attacking as I am sure the author of the question was referring to as well. If he was asking how to attack cloaked units without using Detection then that would be my obvious answer.
    – Nick122
    May 17, 2012 at 19:40

From this quite old TeamLiquid thread, it seems like the buildings will be revealed and attackable:

I didn't test it myself due to being at work though. If i remember, i will test it when i am back home.

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